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Don’t Call Atakke’s Songs Happy
Back in September, Atakke played at New York's Europa with Howl and Toxic Holocaust. Just seven months after Noisecreep reported their show, the death metallers were on the same stage again. This time around they opened the minds and clogged the ears of Brooklynites before Castevet, Krallice an…
Umlaut Zine Founder Goes Online With Archive and Artifacts
Ümlaut was a Bay Area zine that was launched in the early '90s before founder Brian Lew -- pictured here with Metallica's James Hetfield -- put it to bed in 1995. It covered everyone from Sonic Youth to Slayer. Now, Lew has effectively documented the '80s metal scene, piling tons of artifacts, info,…